• Jang Pa Artist

    Jang Pa (b. 1981) graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in Western Painting and Aesthetics, and received an MA in Western Painting from the Graduate School of the same university. She has held a number of solo exhibitions including Lady-X (Gallery Zandari, 2015), Fluid Neon (Soma Drawing Center, 2016) and X-GURLESQUE (Doosan Gallery New York, 2017), and participated in various group exhibitions hosted by the Seoul Museum of Art, OCI Museum of Art, and Art Space Pool.

  • Jeong Seyoung Artist

    Jeong Seyoung majored in theater at Hoseo University and visual arts and stage design at École Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques de la Ville de Monaco. Jeong also studied performance at the National Choreographic Centre of Montpellier in France. In 2014, the artist served as artist-in-residency at the former Seoul Art Space Hongeun (now Seoul Dance Center), and since then, he has shown various works exploring the borders between modern art, dance, and theater work. Jeong won first prize at Danse élargie, a competition that has presented an expanded form of dance and experimental art, for one of his series of works, Deux ex Machina, in 2016.

  • Jang Jaemin Artist

    After graduating from Hongik University with a BFA in painting, artist Jang Jaemin Jang was awarded by the JoongAng Fine Arts Prize competition in 2014 and the Chong Kun Dang Supremacy of Art in 2015. Jang has participated in several group exhibitions such as The Memory You Moved at GS The Street Gallery in 2012, Emerging Artists at the Bank of Korea Gallery in 2013, Today’s Salon at Common Center in 2015, and Land.In.Sight at Space K in 2016. With his first solo exhibition Lost in Time at Project Space SARUBIA in 2014, the artist has held several other solo shows including Facing Disability at POSCO Art Museum in 2015 and Fishy Scene at Kumho Museum of Art in 2016.

  • Jeon Byungkoo Artist

    Jeon Byungkoo earned a BFA in media art at Kaywon School of Art & Design in 2009 and an MFA in fine arts at Seoul National University of Science & Technology in 2016. The artist has presented at several exhibitions including The 3rd Project Show in 2015 at Project Space SARUBIA, Today’s Salon 2015 at Common Center, and Arts Campaign-Wandering Art organized by Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (SFAC).

  • Jo Hyejin Artist

    Jo Hyejin graduated from Ewha Womans University with a B.F.A in sculpture in 2011 and with a M.F.A. in the same major in 2015. Jo has presented at several group exhibitions such as Augmented Memories in 2009, Record of Loss in 2014, and Sound of Community at Arko Art Center in 2015. The artist’s solo exhibitions include Useful Objects in 2012, Precarious Story: Wallpaper Project in 2013, and Temporal Tropic in 2015.

  • Jeikei (Jeon Heekyoung) Artist

    Jeikei graduated from Hongik University with a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in painting. Jeikei participated in the 2006 Young Artist Project, an art competition to discover up-and-coming artists, and held her solo exhibition at Jung Gallery. Later in 2011, the artist held another solo show, Sanbok and Utopia, and the Between Space. Jeikei has presented her works internationally through various residency programs abroad as she held her first international solo exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2013. As of 2015, the artist shows her works continuously at various solo exhibitions.

  • Jung Hyoyoung Artist

    Born in 1983, Jung Hyoyoung graduated from Hongik University with a B.F.A in 2006 and an M.F.A. in 2011, both in sculpture. Since 2010, Jung has participated in a number of group exhibitions and held solo exhibitions including Encore! Mist Age (2011), Supersensible Clash (2013), and The Stitches; Record of Duration (2015). The artist won the national art competition at the 2013 PyeongChang Biennale and was selected as a participating artist in the Wandering Art Campaign run by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. Jung is currently working in an art collective called Moojin Brothers, which comprises three artists.

  • Jang Taewon Artist

    Born 1976 in Seoul, Jang works on projects both in his hometown and New York. After graduating from Chung-Ang University in 2001 with a bachelor’s in photography, the artist in 2006 earned a master’s in visual art from Columbia University. His solo exhibitions have been hosted by Heidi Cho Gallery in New York in 2007, the Seoul and New York branches of Doosan Gallery, and ILWOO Space in Seoul. More recently, he has taken part in group exhibitions including 31 Experiments on Light: Intimate Rapture at Culture Station Seoul 284. Jang is now based at the SeMA Nanji Residency.

  • Jeong Heewoo Artist

    Jeong majored in Asian painting at Seoul National University and earned her bachelor’s and Ph.D. there; she also received an MFA at California Institute of the Arts. The artist presented her works of documenting the Seoul road Gangnamdaero in solo exhibitions held at The Street Gallery of GS Tower (2008), Light Gallery of Moonshin Museum (2009), Noam Gallery (2011), and Art Space 53 (2013), while displaying her works made from rubbing various road signs, manholes, the surrounding walls of apartments, and wooden signs in Seoul at Boutique Monaco Museum (2012), Gahoedong60 (2013), and Gallery Grida (2014). The Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture also selected Jeong as a participating artist in the Supporting Program for Art Creation and Artistic Activity in 2011, as well as in support projects for visual arts in 2013 and 2014.

  • Jang Jongwan Artist

    Born in 1983 in Busan, Jang studied painting at Hongik University in Seoul. After receiving residencies at Nanji Art Studio run by Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), and the Force Gallery in Beijing, China, he participated in programs aimed at discovering and supporting up-and-coming artists such as Emerging Artists by SeMA and Oriental Monsters by Art in Culture. Starting with S.O.S. (Save Our Souls) in 2011, he has held a series of solo exhibitions such as Weird Stone in 2012 and I Hear Your Voice in 2014. Jang has also participated in group exhibitions both nationally and internationally such as Asia Young Artists 100 in 2011 in Beijing, China, and Cynical Resistance in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Jung Jihyun Artist

    Jung Ji-Hyun graduated with a B.F.A in 2010 and a M.F.A in Photography from Chung-Ang University, Korea. The year he turned twenty, he witnessed a “redevelopment scene” taking place in his neighborhood and became deeply interested in the process of the emergence and disappearance of cities. His major projects include Apartment, Construction Site, and Demolition Site. In 2014, Jung was awarded as the final Artist of the Year by KT&G Sangsangmadang Korean Photographer’s Fellowship, and in 2013, as the winner of the 14th Sajin Bipyong Awards at Photo Space in Seoul, Korea. Jung has so far held two solo exhibitions and a number of group exhibitions.  

  • JW Stella Curator

    JW Stella is the founding director of JW STELLA Arts Collectives, a London based non-profit curatorial research lab. She also works as the international associate curator with Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, the first public contemporary art museum in China, and as the associate director of International Curators Forum, UK. Her curatorial focus is socio-cultural anthropology that examines cultural relativism and collective identities through contemporary art practices and also questions the role of art in current socio-political climate.

    Her curatorial projects and exhibitions include Curating the International Diaspora, a year-long international symposium and curatorial workshop (Asia Culture Center, Gwangju; International Curators Forum and UAL, London; AICA Southern Caribbean; Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE; 2016–2017); [Ana] Please Keep Your Eyes Closed for a Moment (Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE, 2015–2016); Time Capsule: Allegories of Shanghai (Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, China, 2015); [WOO:RI]: Interrelationship between You, Myself and Us at the national and UNESCO cultural heritage sites in the Czech Republic (Tina B. — the Prague Contemporary Art Festival 2012 and Centre for Theology and Arts-Charles University, Prague, 2012–2013); NABATT: A Sense of Being, contemporary art from Saudi Arabia (2010 Shanghai World Expo and Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, China, 2010); SU:MBISORI, the inaugural contemporary art exhibition for Jeju Museum of Modern Art (Jeju Special Administrative Province, Korea, 2009); and USB, Korean diaspora artists, (Hangaram Art Museum at the Seoul Arts Center, Korea, 2009).

    Working with European art institutions, she has served as an advisor for DACS Foundation (London, UK, 2015) and was also a project manager for contemporary art exhibitions and film screening programs, such as Fantasy Studio (Liverpool Biennal 2008, UK); Good Morning Mr. Nam June Paik, the inaugural exhibition for Korean Cultural Centre London (UK, 2008); Through the Looking Glass (Asia House, London, UK, 2006); and Seoul: Until Now! (Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2005)

    Currently, she is conducting the research and archive project “Asian Diaspora Art in the UK and Germany,” commissioned by the Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea.

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